The Palm Springs Air Museum’s Magical Flight

Air travel has changed dramatically over the past century, and with families regularly jet-setting around the world, airports and airplanes may almost ho-hum to many. But in the early part of the last century, few people traveled for pleasure, and planes were more often than not used for military purposes. And that’s why a visit…

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2016 Desert Trip blog

Desert Trip Tips and Info

“Desert Trip is more than just music,” trumpets Goldenvoice, “it’s a complete weekend-long event.” As such, the super duper event producer has issued the first of many upcoming communications in the form of the “Desert Trip Newsletter.” Its chock full of interesting info and helping hints as to how to make your experience the best…

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Summer PSV

What To Do When Season Ends

I’m a very proud “year-rounder” here in Rancho Mirage. Leaving the Palm Springs Valley—even when we are experiencing summer’s triple-digit temps—is reserved for a getaway or two. But for me, summer is just as gorgeous as the rest of the year. Apparently, I’m not alone, as many of my neighbors and friends remain, and we…

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Desert Trip poster

Desert Trip 2016

By now you’ve surely heard all about the miracle pulled off by Goldenvoice promoter and Coachella/Stagecoach founder Paul Tollett. Over the weekend of October 7-9 on the grounds the Empire Polo Club in Indio, a once-in-a-lifetime concert christened Desert Trip (www.deserttrip.com) will unite six legendary rock & roll acts for the first time ever on…

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Festival Survival

Music Festival Survival Guide

For many years, each of us has gone not only to both weekends of the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival (www.coachella.com; this year April 15-17 and 22-24) but to the following weekend’s further festivities of Stagecoach: California’s Country Music Festival (www.stagecoachfestival.com; this year April 29 to May 1). While this makes us experts in…

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